Translation of "veto" - English-Arabic dictionary


noun uk /ˈviː·təʊ/ us /ˈvi·t̬oʊ/ plural vetoes

a decision by someone in authority to not allow something to happen

حَقّ الاعتِراض
verb uk /ˈviː·təʊ/ us /ˈvi·t̬oʊ/ present participle vetoing, past tense and past participle vetoed

If someone in authority vetoes something, they do not allow it to happen, even though other people have agreed to it.

حَقّ الاعتِراض
The plan was vetoed by the president.

(Translation of “veto” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)